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area. state >> agencies and utilities are ready to spring into action. jennifer franciotti is live and fells point with more on the story. >> the nice thing is we have seen city crews coming by. they come by with their flashing yellow lights. they are monitoring flash flooding. so far so good in fells point. we have had intermittent heavy rain. this is the lightest it has been all morning long. emergency workers have spent much of wednesday preparing for this storm. attract this on the radar. there were -- they tracked this on the radar. there are 52,000 storm drains in the city. they were not able to get to everyone. they were asking residents to make sure they got out there to help if the trains were clock clogged. b.g.e. has extra crews on standby in anticipation of power outages. >> the concern is the high wind. it can bring down trees and power lines. with a heavy canopy we have today, we have some ground that is soaked from the recent storms. it is a good recipe for power outages. >> it looks like the wind is starting to pick up. there is concern about that. it is not called
>> there's not much left after two four-alarm fires in west baltimore. i'm jennifer franciotti. details are next. >> a california neighborhood goes up in flames as a massive gas line rupture ignites an unbelievable explosion. we'll have the latest. >> and it looks look a fall-like weekend is in the works. the insta-weather plus forecast, as 11 news today continues right now. >> good morning, tgif, i'm mindy basara. >> and i'm stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> meteorologist john collins has a check of the forecast. looking good. >> yeah. you mentioned the fall-like weekend. i was out working in the yard past couple of days, very nice, and a lot of leaves in the lawn. but it's not because of fall-like temperatures, it's because of the dry conditions we've got. >> but let's talk about the cool for the moment. we'll address the wet in just a minute, or dry, or whichever way you want to look at it. at b.w.i. marshall right now, 56 degrees the temperature. that's the low there so far this morning. it just dropped into that range. 72%, the humidity. barometer h
firefighters put to the test with two four-alarm fires yesterday. >> jennifer franciotti with more on that story. >> it was quite a scene yesterday. firefighters were busy fighting fires to 11 houses on two niche blocks. all but two houses were vacant. five rowhouses went up in flames there. then three more caught fire on the other side. firefighters rushed to houses on the next block. everyone did get out safely. no word on what caused the first fire, but officials are pretty sure of what happened on north cary street. >> one consideration is there may have been embers that may have been blown from one fire across the street to the next may have ignited that one. we don't know at this point. >> in all 100 firefighters responded. one firefighter suffered minor injuries. mindy back to you. >> a 34-year-old columbia man who survived an apartment fire is charged with not only setting the blaze, but killing his ex-wife moments earlier. damon white set fire to the apartment to cover up the murder of the 35-year-old woman. she obtained a restraining order against her husband in 2008. >>
facility is getting a new name. i'm jennifer franciotti. coming up, with a future performances and the expected attendance rate. >> dry conditions around here with low humidity and gusting wind. this leaves the potential for brush fires. a fire which in effect for tomorrow. look for some rain in >> good afternoon. i am rod daniels. here's a look at what we are working on for 11 news at 6:00 p.m. an apartment fire in columbia. a woman's body found inside. the fire did not cause her death. we're live with the latest on that investigation. for the first time, early voting is in maryland. how voting could have an effect on one college campus. these stories and much more when these stories and much more when you why is roman meal bread nutritious? two slices provide at least sixteen grams of whole grains and an excellent source of calcium. roman meal bread: great taste and nutrition since nineteen-twelve. >> thousands of people have been evacuated as a wildfire continued to grip the parts of colorado. >> just west of boulder, dozens of homes have been destroyed. the and greg has det
spirit when at the kicked her off the team. jennifer tesch says she was shocked when they are daughter, kennedy, came home from practice and demonstrated her routine for her. she says some of the cheers were just too inappropriate for 6-year-olds. >> and the lyricses are, our backs ache, our skirts are too tight, we shake our booties from left to right. and at that point, i was just kind of in shock. >> well, after bringing her objections to the coach and g.m. of the squad, jennifer says kennedy was concluded off the team. she does say, however, other cheered leading squads have offered to put kennedy on their team. and that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you think a detroit-area cheering squad's choice of cheers is too racy for 6-year-olds? email your response to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> the time is now 6:08, 66 degrees on tv hill. coming up -- the morning's financial news in the bloomberg business report. >> also ahead, more than a dozen homes go up in flames as a wild fire rages in utah. >> and the force of nature of a different kind as wind and water pummel
of time. >> good morning, i'm jennifer franciotti. it is 7:26. here's a look at some of our top stories for you. in baltimore city, a fight between two family members turned deadly. officers were called just before 8:00 last night to the 1000 block of north stricker street in west baltimore for a fight between her aunt and her niece. the injuries to the aunt were so bad she was taken to the hospital where she later died. police are still investigating this case. >> three people are recovering after being stabbed onboard an m.t.a. bus. it happened around 2:30 at liberty heights in northwest avenue near the mall. a fight broke out on bus number 51 which left three people with stab wounds. >> the bus driver brought the bus to rest here outside the mall. there were people here scheduled for their regular after-school duty, and people were unloading the bus, and the officers were able to board the bus and get the officers off. >> all three victims were taken to area hospitals and are expected to survive. police are continuing to investigate. >> in a separate stabbing incident, police are loo
. reporting live, jennifer franciotti. >> police are also busy investigating a pair of unrelated shootings in glen bernie. one man was shot tuesday morning and was taken to shock trauma. no word on a suspect or a possible motive. police also responded to a double shooting where authorities say two men apparently shot each other. there were also treated at shock trauma. baltimore city has recorded its 144th homicide of the year. this happened yesterday morning on harris avenue. police say the victim tried to fight of his attackers. he was shot in the chest and back. he was rushed to the pop hospital where he later died. this time last year there were 147 murders in baltimore city. ayne black has been arrested in the death of ankush gupta. the body was discovered just off of light street. police have not said how gupta ended up in the water. >> it is time to turn the page on iraq. >> the president said it was time to shift resources to prairies' here at home. kate amara has more on that. >> robert gates is in iraq this morning, meeting with troops. the president declared the war in iraq is o
cause. jennifer franciotti covers the story. >> on purple friday the focus is on black. >> we're making the blackout towel. >> the towels are the brain child of a local company called baltimore blackout and they are being run by willis mcgahey. he wants m&t stadium to come alive by tirling the towels, an effect he said will look like thousands of ravens flying in the stands. the freeds benefit the willis. -- the proceeds will benefit the willis mcgahee foundation which helps students. >> it is something different to get everybody involved, to let everybody know we're behind us. >> steven port, owner accident says it is great. >> it is fantastic. it is really fun. >> you dep can buy towels at stadium stores oh, or you can order them online. in parkville, jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news 11 news. go ravens! >> she is the greatest fan ever. if you are heading to the game, be prepared for traffic. check latest conditions downtown. update construction and accident scenario. >> we set up a live wire blog that alerts you to delays on the rail in march. all on www.wbaltv.com and click on "t
-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today in hd. >> good morning. i am jennifer franciotti. >> i am stan stovall. thank you for joining us this morning. >> tony pann has a quick look at today's forecast. >> so for the focus is the western suburbs. frederick county, carroll county. let's look at hd doppler. you cannot see the worst of it in the orange and the red -- you can see the worst of it in the orange and the red. you will see some heavy rain for the next 15 or 20 minutes at least. and then it will push into pennsylvania. down towards annapolis, give yourself extra time again this morning. let's look at the forecast. i think it will clear up this afternoon. most of the rain will be this morning. high temperatures in the upper 70's. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. first we say good morning to sarah and see what is happening on the roads on this tuesday. >> a few accidents to watch for. they could be related to the rain. there is an accident at 32. watch for delays there. there are some other problem spots. jewish park lake drive, a vehicle fire. park lake drive, a
to surgery and operated on for at least five hours. >> jennifer was done to find out that the victim was actually her neighbor. >> i was very sad, and just really upset to know that it is someone so close to where i live in this area. >> the shooter is that in a bite as 50-year-old paul pardus. court records show he has gone by the aliases warren davis, leo davis, and leo david. he had a bankruptcy filing 12 years ago. neighbors at his home in arlington, virginia, saw him often and say he was a loving, caring son to his mother, who had been ill for some time. >> he is to take care of his mother. he would come home and take her to the doctor. i cannot believe he shot her. i cannot believe this. this is crazy. >> never say that his mother lived with him, and he has been on family medical leave since june of this year. before that, he was driving a bus in the d.c. area, serving people with physical disabilities. he carried a concealed weapon permit in the state of virginia since 2006. he did have to pass a background check to see that permit. we need to receive that permit. >> many of y
back. i am stan stovall. >> and i am jennifer franciotti. thank you for joining us this morning. we will start with the weather. >> we have some rain and again this morning. the heaviest stuff is in the far western suburbs. right around baltimore city, there is a few sprinkles.
in northern parkway. one of the victims said it started in a second floor bedroom. jennifer franciotti has more. >> all the sudden, i felt a big bang and i heard screaming from the hallway. the doorway was just in flames. >> she had little time to get out alive. she was one of six people in the house when it caught fire after 2:00 a.m.. christine and your girlfriend had to break out of a window on the second floor. >> by that time, flames were coming out of the window. i was so scared and it took me a minute. i was on the pawn and 911. i threw my phone and then i heard the boards starting to crack. i had to jump. as i jumped, i was being burned. my whole arm and my hair are singed. >> it was scary. i heard metal bending and snapping. >> 10-year-old dylan was terrified. he got out with his mother and grandfather. his grandmother was trapped in the attic and had to jump to say. >> she jumped and landed on the deck. i thought she could walk and get up. i thought my mother would helper. when i was running she said, " help, help, please." she was treated for leg injuries. >> fire investigators
cause. jennifer franciotti has the details. >> on purple friday, the focus is on black. >> we're making the blackout towels. >> is the brainchild of a local company called baltimore blacked out, being endorsed by regan's running back willis mcgahee. he wants the stadium to come alive with 70,000 fans twirling the towels. >> it is about having fun. >> they sell for $9.99. the proceeds benefit the willis mcgahee foundation, created to help underprivileged kids in baltimore by providing them with holiday meals, toys, school supplies, and other resources to help them achieve success. he once the fans to get into the black spirit. >> when you say someone waiting those around, it is a sign. it is good to do some different and get everybody involved. have fun. let us know you are behind us. >> they have been busy printing towels and t-shirts. the owner says it has been fun. >> it is fantastic and exciting. it is really starting to take off. it is going like gangbusters. >> you can buy them at the stadium, at stadiums doors, or online. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. go, ravens! >> be pre
on the flip side of this. >> you name it, anything on wheels all to raise money for a good cause. i'm jennifer franciotti. details straight ahead. as a career prosecutor i made decisions on facts not politics. in washington, i'm trying to do the same. that's why i voted to crackdown on wall street and protect the bay. and why i voted against the $3 trillion budget, the big bank bailout, and against the health care bill. you see for me it's not about democrats or republicans it's about common sense and doing what's best for our families. maybe that's why i'm ranked one of the most independent members of congress. i'm frank kratovil and i approve this message. >> welcome back to "11 news sunday morning." thanks for joining us. >> the humidity was down like 29% or 30%. we don't see that often around here when it is warm out. >> a similar set-up, but we won't be quite as breezey. there is a weather disturbance to our north. it will stay there during the day today. in fact, yesterday it generated a few scattered clouds in the area, but that was about it. the rain stayed north of us, and this mornin
. >> a big event is trying to get the conversation rolling. jennifer franciotti has the story. >> his antique car is just one of his passions. another is spreading the word about prostate cancer. >> i have prostate cancer and have had a return. >> last year he got together with his fellow car club members and created wheels for cancer to raise money for cancer research. this sunday, wheels of all kinds are encouraged to fill parking lot with anything that roles. >> we would like to see it overflowing. each car represents money to us, and all the money goes to the bottom line that we contribute to prostate cancer research. >> if i only help one person get in early for testing, this mission will be accomplished. >> a psa is a simple blood test that he says detective his cancer a year and a half ago. prostate cancer is the second leading cancer among men and something one in six men will get with in their lifetimes. >> a lot of people who get prostate cancer don't want to talk to anybody. >> the ribbon color for prostate cancer is blue. the hope is that one day will be as well-known as pink is f
linked to higher mortality rates in our "medical alert." >> i'm jennifer franciotti. details next. >> and word that a popular >> and word that a popular roland park is moving. [ female announcer ] swiffer wetjet absorbs and traps so much dirt you'll never go back to your old mop. [ funny voice ] hey, mop! wanna suck up dirt and grime like swiffer wetjet? then try the absorb-a-straw! now you're gettin' it. [ female announcer ] sorry, mop, but swiffer wetjet has a dirt dissolving solution and super absorbent pads that trap and lock dirty water deep inside the gradient core while mops can just spread it around. swiffer cleans better, or your money back. ♪ she blinded me with science >> researchers have discovered that vitamin b along with normal vitamin amounts found it stops brain shrinkage by as much as 30%. >> what we recommend is that people with memory problems, especially the elderly, especially if they are being diagnosed already in a memory clinic, should be diagnosed by their doctors whether or not it is a good idea to take these vitamins. >> the warnings are that the long
is really taking action. jennifer franciotti has more. >> a bake sale in howard county to raise money for the american heart association. >> raising money for a great cause, everyone knows how important raising money for heart research is. we love that we can do it. >> the local firm is one of dozens of community organizations gearing up for this and they start off at centennial park. it raises funds for research to fight heart disease and stroke. >> we will have a kids' area and an area for people bringing in their dogs out. we will have heart health screenings at an area for survivors to come out. >> lisa bell is one such a rubber. she was born with congenital heart condition. -- lisa bell is one such survivor. >> i had a pacemaker put in in 2000 and was reared like -- replaced in 2006. i had to have might by about replaced again. >> you don't have to pay for registration. lisa can tell you how important any small donation is when it comes to setting up a life. >> the people that come to walk and the people that donate money are actually the true life savers. all the research and al
. jennifer franciotti has been covering the scene all day and has more on that part of the story. >> this it was really unbelievable situation, not just for employees told to evacuate, but for patients coming here for appointments and for family members of loved ones inside the hospital. >> i was in my work area and my boss told me to stay put because there is a guy running around with a gun. i came outside and the streets are still blocked off. >> we saw a lot of police cars, security guards running around frantic, it was really a chaotic, no one really knowing what is going on as far as what the situation was. eventually, they started locking doors, telling people they could not get in or they could not get out. it was just crazy. >> it is frightening. i would never expect this, because this hospital is well secured and protected. it is just crazy and ridiculous for something like this to happen. >> folks we talked to are certainly relieve the situation is over, and many plan to reschedule their appointments. >> when news broke of a shooting in the hospital, cause there was a l
' idea. i'm frank kratovil and i approve this message. the >> it actress jennifer gardner was put on the map from "alias." >> the man who developed that show is debuting new show tonight on nbc. >> something is about to change for a couple of married caterers. >> are you in or out? >> their pulled out of retirement and back into duty in the drummer -- into the drama "under covers." >> we get to travel all over the world. it is glamorous and exciting. >> the british actress plays samantha. >> it's hard to put the show in one the specific genre. >> it comes from a director who brought us "lost", "alias" add to the most recent "star trek" movie. her audition for a secondary role turn into a story 1. -- turned into a starting one. >> it is the perfect peak one of being discovered. >> the catering spies make a discovery. >> the relationship once turned stale and has suddenly been reinvigorated. >> 8-of danger and pension may have our great addition to the recipe for marrieds by. >> i agree that he is impossibly handsome. >> i can be for everyone involved. the series also stars -- >> le
are intimidated by the technology. jennifer franciotti has tonight's report. >> people come in and say they have to comply with the law. i don't know how i would get this done. >> with the clock ticking, handsfree devices are flying off the shelves at stores like best buy. with so many options, it is hard to know what is right for you. our intern lauren has not gone handsfree yet, and she is helping us check out some of bluetooth options, and earpiece and a visor mounted speaker. most also within the last few years are bluetooth compatible. -- most phones sold within the last years are bluetooth compatible brigance is working out well. >> all you do is press the enter button. it will answer the call and go up through the speaker phone or the bluetooth earpiece. >> i am able to have both hands on the wheel, and your coming in really clear. i have the windows down and i can still hear you. >> that is really good news. which devised the like better? a surprisingly, i like the earpiece better. >> elliot says that is not surprising. there are options in every price range when it comes to earpieces. >
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